Montagu Stopford blue plaque in Chipping Norton

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General Sir Montagu Stopford GCB KBE DSO MC DL The Rifle Brigade 1892-1971 who commanded 33 Indian Corps in Burma 1943-45 and received the Japanese surrender on 24 October 1945 lived at Rock Hill 1950-1971

Not to be confused with his grandfather, the 19th century admiral Montagu Stopford (admiral).General Sir Montagu George North Stopford GCB, KBE, DSO, MC (16 November 1892 – 10 March 1971), was a British Lieutenant General during the Second World War and Commander-in-Chief of the South East Asia Command from 1946 to 1947.

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